6-8 May 2017, Bonn, Germany - Resilient Cities 2017 will explore current and pressing issues for urban resilience and adaptation to climate change such as climate-related health risks, internal displacement and forced migration, and risk transfer and insurance as they represent serious challenges where further attention and support is needed. The congress will delve further into these topics, while continuing to track progress on financing resilience, DRR planning and policy, mechanisms for measuring, reporting and accelerating action for resilience building.
18 December 2017, New York - Informal interactive multi-stakeholder hearing (half day)
Mid-February 2018 TBA, New York - Informal interactive multi-stakeholder hearing (half day)
April 2018 TBA, New York - Informal interactive multi-stakeholder hearing (half day)
June 2018 TBA, New York - Multi-stakeholder hearing (half day)
Opening Session - 12 September 2017, United Nations Headquarters - New York City, United States of America
The stocktaking phase will assess the inputs received during the consultation phase.
A preparatory meeting co-chaired by the co-facilitators will be held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from 4 to 6 December 2017 to take stock of the inputs received during the consultation phase.
The Secretary-General will also present a report to provide Member States with recommendations before the beginning of the intergovernmental negotiations beginning of February 2018
8-12 May, Nairobi, Kenya - This session of the Governing Council follows the adoption of the New Urban Agenda during the Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador in October 2016.
We encourage Alliance members to submit side event proposals. For more instructions and requirements to apply, please visit https://unhabitat.org/gc26-side-events/. Applications must be submitted by 20 March 2017.